Christopher Duran

Lives and works in Chicago, Illinois

Inquiries: chrisduran773@gmail.com

 

 

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Bio

 

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Christopher Duran is a multidisciplinary artist. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the American Academy of Art. Prior to attending the American Academy of Art, Duran began to develop his art at ASM a non-profit organization that provides Chicago high school teens with after-school and summer opportunities. Working under the mentorship of Artists Ricardo Gonzalez and Erick Garcia’s mural program. Duran has had group exhibitions at the Chicago Cultural Center, and National Museum of Mexican Art in Illinois. In 2015, Duran participated in the Re: Imagine 24 Hour Overnight Design Competition, and was awarded by the Art institute of Chicago.

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Education

 

2015 - 2019 American Academy of Art

 

Awards 

 

2015 - Art Institute of Chicago. ​Re: Imagine 24 Hour Overnight Design Competition

 

2019 - Bill L. Parks Gallery. Design Honorable Mention 

 

2019 - Bill L. Parks Gallery. Illustration Honorable Mention 

 

 

Exhibitions

 

2012 - Maggie Daley: A Tribute. ​National Museum of Mexican Art

 

2016 Cumbiasazo Family Fest

 

2016 Quetzal Art Fest

2016 North Coast Music Festival Pop-Up Gallery

 

2016 Expo Collective “The Wait Is Over”
 

2017 Grassroots Chicago “This is Me Now”
 

2017 Echos of Chicago “Chicago’s 180th Birthday!”
 

2017 Galerie F “Movie Poster Remakes”
 

2017 National Museum of Mexican Art (Movimiento y Orgullo Dia De Los Muertos) Mural
 

2018 Slaps (A National Sticker Art Exhibition)
 

2018 Make PR Lit Again (Charity Event for Puerto Rico)

 

2019 Chicago "Meeting of Styles"

2020 Slaps (A National Sticker Art Exhibition)

2020 "Revive Union Station" Mural